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Dystopian Bloomberg Posts: Price Discrimination and Snap

March 16, 2017

This is just out on Bloomberg:

The Dystopian Future of Price Discrimination

And this came out Monday:

Snap Needs to Get Inside Your Head

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  1. March 16, 2017 at 9:25 am

    Cathy, you wrote: “but in a given store the display price applies to everyone.”

    As my younger daughter taught me: Everything is negotiable. That applies in many different cities, including Manhattan.

    As for online shopping, just use multiple browsers, with and without cookies, and book your best deal.

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  2. dmf
    March 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm
  3. March 21, 2017 at 9:46 am

    Hi Cathy, I just finished reading Weapons of Math Destruction this week and have been seeing Big Data and potential WMD everywhere! So you can imagine the heebie-jeebies I got when I saw this article arrive in my mailbox yesterday. I thought I’d send it to you too, although you may have already seen it. I’d love to hear your thoughts on what seems like it is a well-intention-ed push to help people.



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